A Toronto pastor who sexually assaulted and deliberately impregnated a parishioner, threatening her with evil spirits unless she yielded to his demands, has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Category: Frank Seeko Lawrence
Court documents revealed that Lawrence has fathered and financially supported 11 children by six women, paying $1,400 a month out of his monthly salary in 2005.
At the same time, a jury of nine men and three women acquitted Rev. Frank Seeko Lawrence of separate counts of assaulting and threatening to kill the woman, now 29, by whom he fathered a child.
A Toronto pastor who had sex with two women he was claiming to rid of evil spirits abused his position of trust and is guilty of sexual assault, a prosecutor says.
A woman kept visiting a pastor even though he raped her during healing baths because she was afraid of the evil spirits at his command, she testified today.
Frank Seeko Lawrence, 59, an ordained minister for more than 30 years with no criminal record, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault, four counts of threatening and an assault charge.
The pastor of a Toronto church, who claimed to heal people by giving them spiritual baths and naked rubdowns, impregnated two young women he coerced into having sex, a prosecutor says.